archicontinent

noun
ar·​chi·​continent | \ ¦ärkē + ¦- \

Definition of archicontinent

: a continental nucleus that has persisted throughout the recorded portion of geologic time

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History and Etymology for archicontinent

archi- + continent

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“Archicontinent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archicontinent. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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